News archive from 8 July 2012

Congo issues arrest warrant for warlord Ntaganda

KINSHASA, Congo - A communique signed by Congo's defense minister calls for the army to seek out and arrest a former Congolese general, who defected from the army in April with dozens of his men and started a rebellion in the country's volatile...

 

Ex-Newsday columnist Robert Reno,72, dies in Miami

MIAMI -- Former Newsday columnist Robert Reno, the brother of former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno, has died in Miami. He was 72. Another sister, Maggy Hurchalla, says her brother died Saturday at the Bruce W. Carter Department of Veterans Affairs...

 

Tiny Edgemont, S.D., opens its heart to fallen airmen

EDGEMONT, S.D. Let me tell you about Edgemont. It is the closest town to the massive wildfire where four Air National Guard airmen based in Charlotte died a week ago dumping fire retardant. I got there on the Fourth of July. Main Street was vacant. I...

 

Tropical depression forms in the Pacific

MIAMI -- A tropical depression has formed in the Pacific Ocean south of Mexico. Forecasters expect it to become a hurricane on Monday. The storm is not expected to affect land. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami say the depression...

 

Tropical depression forms in the Pacific

MIAMI -- A tropical depression has formed in the Pacific Ocean south of Mexico. Forecasters expect it to become a hurricane on Monday. The storm is not expected to affect land. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami say the depression...

 

Tropical depression forms in the Pacific

MIAMI A tropical depression has formed in the Pacific Ocean south of Mexico. Forecasters expect it to become a hurricane on Monday. The storm is not expected to affect land. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami say the depression has...

 
Minnesota Vikings player arrested on charge of resisting arrest

Minnesota Vikings player arrested on charge of resisting arrest

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson was detained early on Saturday after he resisted arrest outside a popular downtown Houston entertainment complex, police said. The National Football League player was held on...

 

Tropical depression forms in the Pacific

MIAMI - A tropical depression has formed in the Pacific Ocean south of Mexico. Forecasters expect it to become a hurricane on Monday. The storm is not expected to affect land. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami say the depression...

 

Football wins can help college's academic reputation, economists say

AUSTIN, Texas - College football coaches might have more to worry about than the high expectations of their faithful fans. A big season might help enhance their universities' academic reputations, too. According to a working paper published this week...

 

US guard Chris Paul has sprained right thumb

LAS VEGAS -- The U.S. Olympic basketball team says guard Chris Paul's injury is a sprained right thumb. Paul was hurt Friday during the first day of training camp and had an X-ray that revealed the injury. He took part in some non-contact portions of...

 

Football wins can help college's academic reputation, economists say

AUSTIN, Texas - College football coaches might have more to worry about than the high expectations of their faithful fans. A big season might help enhance their universities' academic reputations, too. According to a working paper published this week...

 

Elgin eyes video gambling at service clubs

Some suburban leaders opposed to widespread video gambling in their communities are considering allowing the machines on a limited basis to help fraternal organizations and veterans groups boost revenue and membership. Elgin officials later this month...

 

Krause reflects on a life of scouting

WILMINGTON, Del. - Jerry Krause enters a hotel lobby loaded down by two suitcases, an Arizona Diamondbacks-issued laptop and that look defining any haggard business traveler. In three hours, he will sit through his second doubleheader in as many...

 

Joyful Libyans vote in post-Gadhafi era's first election

TRIPOLI, Libya -- Overjoyed Libyans voted in their first election in decades Saturday, picking a parliament that will name the nation's government and write a constitution, nearly a year after former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and his self-created...

 

US guard Chris Paul has sprained right thumb

LAS VEGAS The U.S. Olympic basketball team says guard Chris Paul's injury is a sprained right thumb. Paul was hurt Friday during the first day of training camp and had an X-ray that revealed the injury. He took part in some non-contact portions of...

 

News Widget for Webmasters

Newsrt at twitter

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
            1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31